...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL WINDS DECREASE...
Synopsis: High pressure currently centered near the Louisiana
coast will gradually move into the eastern Gulf of Mexico by this
evening, continuing eastward across North Florida on Sunday, then
on to near Bermuda by late Monday. Meanwhile, low pressure will
start to develop in the far western Gulf early next week, causing
southeast breezes to freshen and become occasionally strong. A
brief lull is expected Wednesday night into Thursday in advance
of a cold front. Winds quickly freshen once again sometime
Thursday night or Friday morning in the wake of the next frontal
The Approximate Shoreward Edge of the Gulf Stream as of
25 NM South of Dry Tortugas Light...on Loggerhead Key.
30 NM South of Cosgrove Shoal Light...off the Marquesas Keys.
20 NM South of Sand Key Light...off Key West.
6 NM South of Looe Key...off Big Pine Key.
3 NM South of Sombrero Key Light...off Marathon.
4 NM Southeast of Alligator Reef Light...off Islamorada.
3 NM Southeast of Molasses Reef Light...off Key Largo.
Gulf Stream Information Courtesy of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
Northwest to north winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet, except 3 to 5 feet west of cosgrove shoal light. Nearshore waters choppy, becoming a light to moderate chop.
North to northeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas building to 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters becoming choppy.
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northeast to east and decreasing to near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, subsiding to 1 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters choppy, becoming a moderate chop.
East to southeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas building to 2 to 4 feet. Nearshore waters becoming choppy.
East to southeast winds increasing to near 20 knots. seas building to 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters becoming rough.
Monday Night And Tuesday
Southeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters rough.
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Nearshore waters choppy.
Southeast to south winds 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to near 15 knots. Seas subsiding to 2 to 5 feet. Nearshore waters choppy.
Southeast to south winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Nearshore waters a light to moderate chop.